Which Countries Can Survive Major Earthquakes?

How We Design Buildings To Survive Earthquakes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4fKBGsllZI
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A 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit the New Zealand coast, prompting an immediate response. So which countries are best equipped for earthquakes?

Learn More:
The Guardian: How did Chile manage to survive its recent earthquake virtually unscathed?
https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2015/sep/25/how-chile-survive-earthquake-virtually-unscathed

The New York Times: Japan’s Strict Building Codes Saved Lives http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/12/world/asia/12codes.html?_r=0

UNESCO: Earthquake and Tsunami in Chile: massive evacuation and building codes help to reduce loss of life
http://www.unesco.org/new/en/media-services/single-view/news/earthquake_and_tsunami_in_chile_massive_evacuation_and_building_codes_help_to_reduce_the_loss_of_life/#.V8iuQZMrKRs

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